Make fast (a boat) by attaching it by cable or rope to the shore or to an anchor: twenty or so fishing boats were moored to the pierside [no object]: we moored alongside a jetty
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- He sees a market for Americans to moor their boats in Mexico year round as well as transient boaters.
- Similar licences were granted to a number of individual owners to place moorings and to moor boats at various locations in the same general area.
- There is enough space at the venue for 550 limousines, quay space to moor yachts and a heli-pad nearby.
late 15th century: probably from the Germanic base of Dutch meren.
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- For ordinary boaters who just enjoyed a quiet cruise, moorage space at other marinas and clubs was not available for some years into the future, including dry berthing.
- The development would be maritime themed with a public pier and provide canoe and kayak rentals, a sailing school and temporary moorage for boats.
- The Bay's mouth faces directly into the prevailing wind and swell, so that comfortable moorage for small visiting craft is restricted to tiny Radio Bay in the northeast corner.